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Episodes in the Radical History of Manchester (Course)

  • Chetham's Library (map)

An eight-week course introducing the history of radical political ideas and movements in Manchester. There will also be an opportunity to look at archive items at Chetham’s connected with these movements.

The course will be taught by Michael Herbert MA, who has been researching and writing about the history of radical movements in Manchester for many years. His most recent book is 'Up Then Brave Women': Manchester’s Radical Women 1819-1918. He is a Trustee of the Working Class Movement Library and has taught adult education courses in history at Aquinas College, Stockport.

The course will begin on 1 October 2014 at 10.30–12.30. The cost is £40 per person, payable in advance.

To book contact Michael Herbert at or 01457 838885.

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Mapping Manchester's Cold War Tunnels